Microsoft Begins “End of Support” Notifications for Windows 7 users

By | October 23, 2019
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Microsoft Begins “End of Support” Notifications for Windows 7 users

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Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 7 update (KB4493132) that includes a nag informing users that the end of support for Windows 7 is near.

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. After that date, no security updates or patches will be delivered to Windows 7 users. If an exploit or Windows 7 security problem is discovered subsequent to the end-of-support date, Microsoft will not release any security patches or fixes for it.

This means as time goes by, Windows 7 will become less and less safe to use. With the KB4493132 update, all Windows 7 users will be reminded and repeatedly notified about the termination of support for Windows 7.

Windows 10 is still a free upgrade for Windows 7 (and Windows 8x) users.

Windows 7 users can download and update their computers by going to this page and clicking on the “Download tool now” button.

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The Windows 10 upgrade tool allows users to upgrade their computer immediately – choose “Upgrade this PC now” – or users can create installation media (DVD/USB flash drive) to upgrade to Windows 10 at a later time.

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